Working Ninja
2019-10-15T22:05:34

lirc mysteriously stopped working when I upgraded to kernel 4.19.66-v7+ on my Raspberry Pi a while back. After an initial battle that lead to no success, I let it collect dust until this fateful night when she returned to her full functionality.

tl;dr

The kernel module lirc_rpi ...

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2015-10-12T20:20:36

Sometimes the remote is too far away to change the volume of music playing through the Raspberry Pi. Whilst at the terminal, alsamixer offers a great solution:

alsamixer

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2015-12-20T16:40:09

Open /boot/config.txt and update the following lines:

# uncomment to force a console size. By default it will be display's size minus
# overscan.
framebuffer_width=960
framebuffer_height=540

The original values (and the values derived from a high resolution screen) are much larger which results in tiny text on ...

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